Summer Activities

Summer Activities


Niseko sparkles in summer with clear blue skies, mild weather and the beautiful natural surroundings covered in green foliage.

A round of golf played in these conditions is truly an undeniably enjoyable experience. With a range of beautifully manicured courses with stunning backdrops showcasing mountain views, there has never been a better location for a few rounds of golf.

Follow the below links for a comprehensive guide on the golf courses recommended by Gondola Chalets.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Cycling and mountain biking is one of Niseko’s most popular summer sports. With the stunning mountain views, and the glory of Mount Yotei shrouded in vast greenery, cyclists revel in the stunning weather conditions, low road traffic and clean mountain air. There are hundreds of routes which vary in difficulty so all abilities can be catered to.

White Water Rafting

Rafting is the most popular outdoor activity in Niseko. Jump into a rubber boat with your friends and challenge yourself to a trip down one of Hokkaido’s most beautiful rivers, the Shiribetsu river. Along with your fellow crew and experienced guide, you will enjoy the thrills and excitement of rafting on white water.

Based on the season, Hokkaido Rivers offer rafting trips suited to the adventure seeker with the large snow melt in spring time, through to lower graded tours that the whole family can enjoy in summer.

Whether you are a first timer or an experienced outdoor sports fanatic, rafting is amazing fun and suitable for all ages.

Rusutsu Amusement Park

The recently opened Rusutsu Amusement Park offers thrills to people of all ages. With rides specifically designed for children, adults and teenagers, and Japanese cultural entertainment including Anpanman Shows, Doraemon Shows and Hobby Festivals, there is something here for everyone.